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Burgh Island

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Address: Bigbury-on-Sea, Plymouth TQ7 4BG, England
Phone Number: 44 1548 810514
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$340*
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South Devon Coast and Country luxury private guided tour from Devon

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Beach Day

This place is great if you have children who like tractor rides across the ocean. We had a great day here and enjoyed a drink with views of the beach and nearby towns. The little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lynseyanne86
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great if you have children who like tractor rides across the ocean. We had a great day here and enjoyed a drink with views of the beach and nearby towns. The little pub pitchers in on the island is nice for a pint or two ;)

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Thank Lynseyanne86
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading a few negative reviews I was pleasantly surprised to find Burgh island and beach extremely welcoming. The car park had plenty of spaces, due to the rain I expect. £3.90 for 3 hours. Didn't seem too bad. Nice little shop selling all beach stuff and a nice food hut. Life guards were on the beach and watching from... More 

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Plympton, , United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really ,lovely place to stay and visit. When there is high tide you can catch the water tractor o cross over to the island. The hotel is very expensive and theo ly place to get a snack is from the pilchard inn. You can walk around the island and admire the 360 degree view. Very beautiful day out

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Thank Rachael P
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy the Art Deco period this is the hotel. Complete relaxation and time to get back to a slower pace od life.

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Thank MandyB47
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Bigbury for the day and walked over to the island at low tide. There are some lovely coastal walks and gorgeous views from the top.

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Thank Caroline R
Beaminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What's not to like? Either walking across to the island at low tide, taking a ride on the sea tractor at high tide, wading through the water as the tide comes in, or just lazing on the beautiful sands. The panoramic views from the island whilst walking the short circular, the history, the mystery, or the famous art deco hotel... More 

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Thank Leisah C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the island enjoy the walk over when the tide is out I remember playing on the beach as a kid happy days nice to see kids playing and old kid like me on the beach nice Art Deco hotel great place to stay

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Thank plymouthpilgrims1966
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dog friendly plenty of parking not commercialised. Really safe beach with lifeguards. Fantastic views from the island

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Thank Matt R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little island has to be visited, if you make it across before the tide shuts it off you will have a great time walking around the island and soaking up the 360 degree views. It is extremely peaceful and calm. The little pub on the island offers a small variety of snacks and drinks while you wait for the... More 

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Thank Abbi J
Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The approach to the Island is amazing. The hotel lives up to its description `The White Palace`. Gauge the tides right and you can walk across the sands to arrive at the famous Pilchard Inn. Don`t expect a range of liquid refreshment and as a spritzer in a plastic cup costs £5.50 do take a bag full of money. The... More 

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